Carla Hamilton Briceno

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Carla Hamilton Briceño
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Country Guatemala
Years: 1989-1991
Site(s) Cahabón, Salamá
Region(s) Alta Verapaz, Baja Verapaz
Program(s) Health
Assignment(s) Health-Nutrition Educationwarning.png"Health-Nutrition Education" is not in the list of possible values (Agroforestry, Sustainable Agricultural Science, Farm Management and Agribusiness, Animal Husbandry, Municipal Development, Small Business Development, NGO Development, Urban and Regional Planning, Primary Teacher/Training, Secondary Teacher/Training, Math/Science Teacher/Training, Special Education/Training, Deaf/Education, Vocational Teacher/Training, University Teacher/Training, English Teacher/Training (TEFL), Environmental Education, National Park Management, Dry Land Natural Resource Conservation, Fisheries Fresh, Ecotourism Development, Coastal /Fisheries Resource Management, Public Health Education, AIDS Awareness, Information Technology, Skilled Trades, Water and Sanitation Resources Engineering, Housing Construction Development, Youth, Other) for this property.
Carla Hamilton Briceño started in Guatemala 1989
Carla Hamilton Briceno, Peter Hudy
Region: Alta Verapaz
Carla Hamilton Briceno, Jan Le, Amy Olen
Region: Baja Verapaz
Carla Hamilton Briceno
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Joe Busch, Carla Hamilton Briceno, Jan Le
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Worked with the Guatemalan Ministry of Health in the rural areas of Cahabon, Alta Verapaz and Salama, Baja Verapaz. Worked closely with Ministry of Health promoters to do outreach (health / nutrition education, vaccination campaigns, etc.) in outlying villages. Trained teachers in Salama, Baja Verapaz to teach basic health and nutrition using active teaching techniques. Organized and met regularly with womens' groups to increase awareness regarding how to address basic health issues, such as childhood malnutrition and dehydration. Promoted the use of a low-cost protein powder called Incaparina to avoid protein deficiencies. Promoted home and school-based gardens.

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